Best Mexico destinations for couples
Mexico is one of the most appreciated destinations for couples looking for a peaceful, nature-oriented and visually stunning vacation. This Federal Republic located in the southern portion of North America has very ancient origins: Pre-Columbian Mexico dates to about 8000 BC and is considered one of the seven cradles of civilizations. Olmec, Toltec, Teotihiuacan, Zapotec, Maya and Aztec are the advanced Mesoamerican civilizations that once inhabited this beautiful country.
What makes Mexico one of the best destinations for couples is its marvelous, breathtaking biodiversity: did you know that the country runs fourth in the world in this area and is one of the seventeen megadiverse countries on the planet? In fact, Mexico is home of over 200,000 different species – about 10-12% of the world’s biodiversity.
Couples choosing Mexico as their destination usually expect to see various animals and beautiful natural scenarios, and they will not be disappointed. 170,000 square kilometers in the country are considered Protected Natural Areas and include 34 unaltered ecosystems (biosphere reserves), 24 areas of protected flora and fauna, 17 sanctuaries for diverse species and 4 areas of natural resource protection in terms of conservation of soils, forests and hydrological basins.
But what are the best destinations for couples in Mexico?
Among the most beautiful areas in the country there are definitely Mexico City, the most populous city of the country, steeped in culture and history. Mexico City also boasts delicious traditional cuisine, ancient Aztec sites and was home to famous 20th century painters such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera.
Oaxaca is another among the best Mexico destinations for couples. This colonial city is perfect for a full immersion in Mexican culture. It is located 5000 feet above sea level and surrounded by the Sierra Madre del Sur mountain range, and is especially palatable for those wanting to experience native customs, explore vibrant traditional markets and taste some delicious food.
Finally, among the most magnificent Mexican destinations for couples stands Tulum, which has rightfully grown into a coveted vacation for those wanting to immerse themselves in the perfect Maya atmosphere. This tucked-away jewel is located on Mexico’s east coast and boasts some of the best-preserved Mayan ruins in the entire Western Hemisphere. Plus, it is a pure spectacle for the eyes, with its turquoise Caribbean waters as a background.
Couples choosing Tulum as their destination in Mexico go home having experienced one of the best holidays in their entire life. Not only because of the magnificent natural scenario they have become a part of for a while, but also because their staying in the area gives them the chance to see some of the most spectacular natural beauties in the world. An example? Cenotes, the underground water-filled caverns that are typical of the area. But also the immense biosphere reserves, the magnificent beaches, the extensive Mayan ruins, the nature reserves, the various archaeological sites, the mouth-watering food.
There are countless reasons to choose Mexico as your destination. There are just as many reasons to visit Tulum.